Sharon Osbourne: Miss Millie Lives On

I remember being nine years old and watching The Color Purple and being riveted by the overall struggles of Black people, but Black women, yet beaten down by men and society that they loved and contributed vastly to but did not love them in return. One scene that stuck with me. After Miss Sophia portrayed by Oprah Winfrey struck Miss Millie for asking her to be her maid, and putting her hands on her, as a condition of her release from prison, Miss…

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Corey B. King

Writer, Professor. Published my second book, I Have Some Shit to Say, memoir/essay collection in 2018! You can find me on Twitter at @coreybking